He advises financial institutions on transactional and regulatory matters, including on banking restructurings and on M&A operations in the financial sector, prudential and conduct rules, governance, payment services and FinTech, and investment services. In the capital markets area, he mainly advises on public offers, private placements and securitizations.
Between 2015 and 2018, Francisco Soares Machado worked as an advisor to the Vice-President of the European Investment Bank in Luxembourg. Previously, between 2012 and 2015, he was an advisor in the cabinet of the Minister of Finance in the Portuguese Government, where he worked on financial stability and banking regulation matters.
Member of the Portuguese Bar Association.
Member of the Legal Committee of the Portuguese Corporate Governance Institute and member of the Governance Lab think tank.
Solicitor in England and Wales. Member of the Law Society of England and Wales.
Author of several articles and publications on banking and corporate finance matters.
Master in Corporate/Commercial Law
London School of Economics and Political Science, 2009
Postgraduate studies in Securities Law
Universidade de Lisboa, 2011
Bachelor of Laws
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2008
IFLR1000 and Best Lawyers in Banking and Finance, Capital Markets and Financial Institutions
Comissão do Mercado de Valores Mobiliários (CMVM), 2011
Professor André Gonçalves Pereira, 2011